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Edition 11
18 December 2015

Welcome to the City of Subiaco's monthly business e-newsletter. Keep up to date with the latest business news on the City of Subiaco website and via the Visit Subiaco social media channels on Twitter and Facebook

Rokeby Road upgrades coming in 2016
Council endorsed the Rokeby Road public realm upgrade at its meeting on Tuesday night.

The staged $3 million project will see a number of improvements to our iconic main street including:
  • new lighting and banners
  • improved street furniture
  • upgrades to median strips, kerbing, bollards and planter boxes
  • select raised car bays to allow for alfresco dining
  • integration of power access for future community events. 

Tenders will be called early in the new year and most works will be conducted at night to ensure minimal disruption for businesses.

More information about the project will be provided in due course. We look forward to delivering an upgraded Rokeby Road to the community.

Parking in the town centre

In the lead up to Christmas the city is promoting the first hour free parking options in the city’s four centrally located car parks:
  • Forrest Street
  • Rowland Street
  • Park Street
  • Barker Road.
This advertisement has appeared in this week's Western Suburbs Weekly and Post newspapers with additional online promotion on the Visit Subiaco website and Facebook page.
For more short and long term parking options in Subiaco, view the new town centre parking map on the city's website. For a limited time, printed parking maps will be available for local businesses. If your business would like to receive copies, please register your interest by contacting


All day parking near the town centre

The city would like to provide advance notice to local workers that parking in Stubbs Terrace, Daglish will be subject to fees from Monday 11 January 2016.
The parking fee will be $1.20 per hour capped at a maximum of $6 per day. The usual methods of payment – cash and credit card – will be offered initially, followed by a pay by phone option once the city appoints a provider for this new service.
There is another all day parking facility near the town centre that offers even lower all day parking – the Jersey Street car park in Jolimont (car station 15) which has 49 bays available at an hourly rate of $1.20 capped at a maximum of $4 per day.

For more information about parking in the City of Subiaco please visit

Markets on Rokeby Christmas closure

Markets on Rokeby weekend street market is open this weekend from 9am to 4pm on Rokeby Road
between Hay Street and Barker Road. This will be the last market weekend of 2015. To celebrate the festive season there will be live entertainment with a reggae band and Christmas carollers throughout the weekend as well as a special appearance from Santa between 12pm to 3pm on both days. 

Markets on Rokeby have announced that the markets will resume weekend trade for 2016 on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 January. 

For the latest news and information about the markets, follow Markets on Rokeby on Facebook.

Christmas and new year opening hours

The City of Subiaco offices will close at 2pm on Christmas Eve and reopen Monday 4 January. Full festive season closures are available on the city’s website.

Have you told your customers what you’re doing over the break? We’re sharing local retail and hospitality updates on the Visit Subiaco Facebook page. Don’t forget to tag @VisitSubiaco when you’re sharing your festive season opening hours for additional communication with visitors to Subiaco.

You can also let us know about your Boxing Day sales, special events for New Year’s Eve and other news by emailing or staying in touch with Visit Subiaco on social media.

Best wishes from the City of Subiaco for a safe and happy festive season and a prosperous new year.